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  • The Time of My Life: Essaysby Bryan Woolley

    Dzanc Books 2016; US$ 9.99

    A collection of personal essays written between 1976 and 1983 for The Dallas Times Herald . They have a universality and a timelessness that makes them suitable for a much wider audience than the population of one urban area of Texas. What jumps out in these essays is not so much the actions within, so much as Bryan Woolley's reactions to these actions... more...

  • The Bride Wore Crimson and Other Storiesby Bryan Woolley

    Dzanc Books 2016; US$ 9.99

    A new collection of "true Texas stories" to stand alongside his earlier collection, The Edge of the West and Other Texas Stories, including such portrayals of Texas and Texans as: --The title story on his own family scandal about his uncle being charged with the murder of his new bride; --The quest for the $65,000 prize fish in the Lake Texoma Crappiethon;... more...

  • Generations and Other True Storiesby Bryan Woolley

    Dzanc Books 2016; US$ 9.99

    This third collection of true stories from award-winning journalist and novelist Bryan Woolley with an introduction by author John Nichols includes the deeply moving title story "Generations," as well as his features and personality profiles from The Dallas Morning News. In this volume of twenty-seven pieces, including the winner of a 1995 Missouri... more...

  • The War On The Oldby John Sutherland

    Biteback Publishing 2016; US$ 5.99

    The war on the old has been declared. In the post-Brexit world, intergenerational conflict has become a visible phenomenon. There is an overwhelming sense of blame from younger generations: it was 'the wrinklies', the grey-haired plutocracy, who voted Leave; who are overburdening hospitals, shutting the youth out of the housing market and hoarding... more...

  • Savage Sand and Surfby Lisa A. Eargle; Ashraf Esmail

    UPA 2015; US$ 29.99

    This book is a multi-faceted examination into one of the most recent natural disasters in the United States?Hurricane Sandy. Scholars from multiple disciplines address a wide range of important aspects of this event, including unique meteorological and social impacts of Sandy and the disaster?s intersection with vulnerable social groups in society.... more...

  • Networks of Entertainmentby Frank Kessler

    John Libbey Publishing 2008; US$ 26.99

    This collection of essays explores the complex issue of film distribution from the invention of cinema into the 1910s. From regional distribution networks to international marketing strategies, from the analysis of distribution catalogs to case studies on individual distributors, these essays written by well-known specialists in the field discuss... more...

  • True Prepby Lisa Birnbach; Chip Kidd

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 12.95

    From Lisa Birnbach, the author of The Official Preppy Handbook, comes True Prep, which looks at how the old guard of natural-fiber-loving, dog-worshipping, G&T-soaked preppies adapts to the new order of the Internet, cell phones, rehab, political correctness, reality TV, and . . . polar fleece. more...

  • Questioning Qualitative Inquiryby Martyn Hammersley

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 47.00

    Provocative essays on current developments and debates that are essential reading for anyone interested in the future of qualitative research. more...

  • Drawing the Line Once Againby Paul Goodman

    PM Press 2009; US$ 12.00

    Painting a vivid picture of 1960s counterculture ideas, this new collection of the late Paul Goodman's essential anarchist writingsfrom utopian essays to practical proposalsreveals how he inspired the dissident youth of the era and profoundly influenced movement theory and practice. Long out-of-print, these provocative, insightful, and incisive... more...

  • Butch is a Nounby S. Bear Bergman

    Arsenal Pulp Press 2010; US$ 18.99

    A new edition of S. Bear Bergman?s first book, on what it means to be butch. more...